Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
GOING, GOING, JUST ABOUT GONE Jocelyn Bour- ossa of Shawinigan, Que., grits her teeth as her putt for a birdie rolls toward the cup at the Canadian women's golf championship. Miss Bourassa shot a three-under-par Roxburgh loses in playoff 71 Saturday for a 295 lotal, a one-stroke viclory over Marlene Streit of Fonlhill, Ont., and her Ihird litle of the summer. had previously won Ihe Quebec ond Ontario opens. Bourassa, Siderowf share titles OAKFIELD, N.S. (CP) Confidence on the golf course has been a problem for Dick Siderowf for the last few years. "I really wanted to win this one badly to got my confidence tiie 31-year-old Easton, Conn., golfer said Saturday after he defeated Doug Rox- burgh of Vancouver on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff Has new admirer for the Canadian amateur golf championship. "I haven't played well In a couple of he said after sinking a 20-foot putt for the victory. Siderowf had a two over-liar 75 for the final round. He had earlier rounds of 76, 71 and "1 a 297 while three golfers fin- for 293. Roxburgh, playing with tor- rowed clubs, finished the round wiih a 72. He rad earlier rounds of 74, 77 and 70. The 19-year-old West Coast golfer lost his clubs on the way from Vancouver. Gary Cowan of Kitchener, Ont., former Canadian and United States amateur cham- pion, made a strong Drive 0.1 the final round and finished third place, two strokes off the pace. Stockton lucked out SUTTON, Mass, (AP) Dave Slockton hit a young girl with an -j-.ant shot and gained a new admirer Sunday en route to a victory in the Massachusetts Golf Classic. "I Slockton said Sunday after his oneslroke vic- tory over Ray Floyd in a pres- sure-packed finish at Pleasant Valley Country Club. "I got a very good break end it may SIMPSONS SEARS Solves Hot Water Problems PRICES START AS LOW AS ,98 i.S 328-9231 For Fast, Low Cost Installation have been the turning point." After taking the lead with a 14-foot birdie putt on the 60th hole, Stockton hit a five-iron shot which appeared headed for a hazard off the seventh green. The ball struck a girl, though, arid dropped on the fringe, ena- bling Stockton lo hold his par. Stockton ended with a sizzling G6 and a tola! ot 13-under-par 275, breaking Pleasant Valley's Loses battle but wins war ZELTWEG, Austria (AP) Joe Siffert won the battle but Jackie Stewart won the war. The battle was the Grand Prix of Austria in wlu'ch Siffert, who started from the pole posi- tion in a BRM, led all the way and covered the 198'A miles in 1 hour, 30 minutes, 2803 seconds. The war was the world driv- ing championship, which Stew- art clinched even though lu's Ford-Tyrrel] did not finish Sun- day's race. tournament record of 276 set by Arnold Palmer in 1968. He had earlier rounds of C9, 71, 71 as he pushed his career earnings over KNUDSON HAS 283 George Knudson of Toronto, the only Canadian left in the field, shot a final-round 68 for 83 and Floyd, who started the final round one stroke behind 54-hole leader Lou Graham and one ahead of Stockton in a traffic jam, came close to forcing a playoff, On the final hole, he came out of sand only to have the ball trickle nast the cup on an ea- gle-three effort. Floyd, winless on the tour since he captured the PGA championship in 1968, earned Funseth had a 69 for 278 after a 69 finish worth while Crampton took a one-over-par six on the final hole and settled for fourth and Tied for fifth, good for each, were Charles Coody, Lio- nel Heberl, Mike Reasor, Mike Hill a Honiero Blancas. Gra- ham slipped to a closing 75 and share of a five-way tie at 282. The 32-year-old Cowan set competitive course record over the Oaktield layout carding B sin-under 67. The pre- vious record of 68 was set b professional Lawrence (Butch O'Heam of Dartmouth, N.S., i 1DG9. Meanwhile in V a n co u v e Jocelyn Bourassa of Shawim gan, Que., set herself thre goals for her three weeks' vaca lion this summer: The Quebo- Open, the Ontario Open, and tin Canadian women's golf champi onships. Saturday, she made it a clea sweep by beating Marlene Strei of Fonthill, Ont., by one strok on the final hole of the fina round of the 72 hole, four-da national tournament at Capilan Golf and Country Club. Abou fans turned out in a fin drizzle for the finish. Miss Bourassa shot a three under-par 71 to Mrs. Slreit's 7 for the winning 295 total. Onl. three others of the 120 top goli ers in the tournament managec to break par, all with 73. Miss Bourasa, 2J, shot twc birdies on tie front nine for i two-under-par 35 and added twi more on the back side. She then went over par on the 17th wilh a bunker shot and a missed putt. Mrs. Streit had paired thi front nine and went two unde: with two birdies on the back for 35. Miss Bburassa said she made her "biggest golf decision ever' as she approached the 3811 green. "I knew if I played it safe. 1 would probably tie, so I took the chance of the trap or the green I didn't want to go for a play-ofi because or the pressure." Her decision paid off with a low three-wood shot that bounced from about 40 yards straight onlo Ihe green. She lhen two-Dutted for a birdie and the tournament. Stamps meet Bombers Van Burkleo has theory CALGARY (CP) Bill Van Burkleo of the Western Football Conference's Calgary Stamped- crs, his fourth club in the last six years, believes a profes- sional athlete has to be consist- ent to succeed. He'll put the theory to the lest tonight when the undefeated Stampodcrs meet Winnipeg Blue Burklco's formci team-mates. Calgary, seeking its fourth consecutive win, will be fielding ;i defence which has allowed only nine points in 21-0, 0-8 and 31-1 triumphs. Winnipeg won first game In lour starts Friday with a 32- 22 decision over Saskatchewan Roughririers, who also have only one victory. Van Burkleo, acquired in a prc-scasor1 Lrado with Ottawa Riders In return for pun- ier Marcel can also quarterback in addition to fill- ing his regular defensive half- back spot. Hut. 'I is his punting, which produced ,-i Riimr-winninfi single niinin.sl. Ollmra n-il.li loss I linn .1 minute remaining, iliat has provided a big help Lo the Stam- peders. "The biggest thing in profes- sional spoil, be it football, hockey, or whatever, is being consistent. You may have two or three good games, then two or Jiree bad ones. This is not good enough.'' Van Burkleo, 31, with a punt- ing average of 43 yards in three games, started iiis Canadian Football League career with To- ronlo Argonauts in 19GC, Ihcn was (.r.idcd lo Winnipeg (lie fol- lowing year, before going lo Ot- tawa. lie said he wanted .hick I Clolln. Ottawa's coach, lo Iriulc him lo Calgary or British Col- umbia Linns. "I saw the numbers panic and I knew I probably would fio out because Ciotla had determined he was going will' four Cana- dian defensive backs. When xxMr" become available, Ihe trade was made. You know, of nil I lie pliiyors involved in finals, in vnlviiiR me, I'm file only one eft llio Lust year, Vnn Burklca uad a 41.1 punting average on 115 kicks. He intercepted passes lor 102 yards and one touch- down. As a quarterback last year, Van Burkeo only throw the ball seven times for one completion and 41 yards. Meanwhile Saska t c h c w a n Roughridcrs, who have suffered more than their share of injur- ies (o key personnel, received another serious setback Sunday when they learned defensive- em! and Weslorn Football Con- ference all-star Ken Frith hns a fractured neck. Frith had complained (if sore arm and .vrays revealed the fracture aflcr Friday's WFC game which saw Sas- Kclcl'ewan bow H2 22 lo Winni- peg Blue Bombers. Frith picked up the injury when he tackled Don Jonas lale in third quarler Ihen collided wilh lenmmalc Wayne Shaw. A s.tys Frith, feel, lour inches mid 'iVi pounds, will bo lost lo Hie llniigliriflcrs fnr llm rest nf Hie season, and mjrybo for good. Auguil 16, 1971 THE LDTHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Slumping Pirates lead by four Cardinals forcing Pittsburgh By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Little Matty Alou blasted a three-run homer Sunday to cap a five-run eighth-inning rally and give St. Louis Cardinals a !M victory over his former Pittsburgh Pirates teammates. The win pulled St. Louis lo within four games of Ihe slump- ing first-place Pb-ales in the Na- tional League East Division. The victory Save the Cards a sweep of the four-game series and moved them closer to first place than they have been since June 15. Elsewhere in the National League Sunday, San Francisco Giants beat New York Mets 6-1; Montreal Expos downed Los An- jeles Dodgers 6-3; Cincinnati iteds topped Chicago Cubs 51; Houston Astros edged Atlanta Braves 5-4; and San Diego Pad- res nipped Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a double header and completed a sweep with a 3-2 triumph. In games played Saturday, San Francisco edged New York 6-5, Chicago defealed Cincinnati VI, St. Louis outclassed Pitts- burgh 11-0, Atlanta beat Hous- .on 7-0 and Montreal blanked Los Angeles 3-0. ONE OF THREE Before the Cards' winning up- rising, the Pirates had built a 4-1 lead, with the help of Willie Stargell's 40th and 41st homers, accounting for three runs. The loss was Pittsburgh's 13th n 17 games and cut the Pirates' ead, which was once 1114 games, lo four. In the National League West Jivisfon, the Giants' victory over the Mets rebuilt their lead o six games over Los Angeles. MARICHAL WINS Juan Marichal pitched his second complete game victory or San Francisco after going vinless sines June 23, allowing only five hits. Willie Mays slammed a hree-run homer, his first since July 18 but his 16th of the sea- sor and his 644th lifetime, sec- ond only .o Bate Ruth's all-time record of 714. Gary Sutherland keyed a hree-run first inning with a wo-run single and belted a wmer in the eighth, leading Montreal past Los Angeles. Bailey also homered for the Expos, while Jim Fairey col- lected three singles in support of Renko's nine-hit pitch- ing. It was Blue Sunday in New York and just another black day for Jim Perry in Minneapolis. Vida Blue, leading candidate for the Cy Young Award as the American League's best pitcher, responded to a Blue Day crowd at Yankee Stadium a 6-4 victory over New York Yankees. While Blue continued an amazing success story with his 22nd victory, Detroit Tigers slopped Minnesota Twins 7-5 and pinned the cigth straight loss on Perry, last year's Cy Young winner. In the other American League games, Kansas City Royals tripped Boston Red Sox 5-1, Chi- by leading Oakland Athletics to I cago White Sox turned back Gibson's no hitter Baltimore Orioles 2-1; Califor- nia Angels defeated Washington Senators 4-3 in 10 innings and Milwaukee Brewers bounced Cleveland Indians 4-2. In games pjnyaj Saturday Oakland edged New York 1-0, Minnesota defealed Detroit M, Kansas Cily outclassed Boston 6-1, Washington blanked Califor- nia 2-0, Milwaukee beat Cleve- land 5-3 Chicago shut out Baltimore 2-0. 'It was a classic' PITTSBURGH (AP) Boh Gibson figured a no-hitter might elude him during his illustrious pitching career be- cause of his style. "You know, I'm always get- ting the ball he said. "I never figured I'd ever pitch said the 35-year- old St. Louis Cardinal fire- bailer, who carved out an 11-0 no-hit masterpiece over slumping Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday night. "The beautiful thiig was the said Gibson Sun- day. "It came when we needed another win." "It was a sand Pir- ate manager Danny Mur- taugh. "It reminded me of the first game of the World Series against Detroit Tigers in 1968 when he pitched so said Cards manager Schoen- dienst. In that game, Gibson, twice a Cy Young award winner, slniek out 17 Tigers. Gibson won his 200th career victory with a 7-2 triumph over San Francisco Giants Aug. 4. The Cards had planned to honor Gibson for his 200 car- eer victories laler in St. Louis. "Now it be a double said a club spokesman. There was no immediate word whether tile Cards plan to give him a bonus, but Gib- son said it would be welcome despite his year sal- ary. Gibson said he began think- Soccer team gets invite TORONTO (CP) John McManon, the fiery Scot who managed Canada's soccer team at the Pan-American Games in Cali, Colombia, said Saturday night on his return here that his team has been invited to play exhibition games in Trinidad, Puerto Rico, Argentina and Cuba. "These invitations make up in part for the frustration, poor living conditions and the kicking around we got on the field and in the committee room (at the Pan-Am Said Mc- Mahon. He fiaid he will recommend to the Canadian Soccer Football Association that the invitations be accepted. ing no-hitter in the first Inning against (he Pirates. "Nobody talked about it. But to say or not to say any- thing is not going to make any he said. Gibson, 11-10 had never pitched a no-hitler, not even in college. Only two balls hit by the Pirates gave him any concern at all during the performance. Dave Cash hit a high boun- der to third in the eighth but Joe Torre threw him out. In the seventh, catcher Milt May hit a deep fly to left centre but Jose Cruz caught up with it after a long run. Gibson's no-hiller was the first in Pittsburgh since Nick Maddox of the Pirates baffled Brooklyn Dodgers at old Ex- position Park on Sept. 20, 1907. Gibson was backed by a 18- bit barrage against four Pir- ate pitchers, The Cards scored five runs in the first inning, including a three-run homer by Joe Hague. TONIGHT! P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM THORNTON vi CAMPBELL TO-A-FINISH 4 Big Bout! 12 TV Stars S2 SI.50 reansrs We don't go along with the "no return" way of working. Not when it comes to money. Returns are our business. We know it takes money to make money. There are several kinds of money. The money you earn. II makes sense to demand a good return on it. The money you spend. 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